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Biography

Rachel Feinerman began her dance training at Barnard College.

In 1996 she discovered Dance Space and continued training and teaching there.

 

She has performed with Laurie De Vito & Dancers since 1999 and has also been a member of Daria Fain’s Human Behavior Explorers, and Ricardo Gomez Dance Theatre. She has danced for Aynsley Vandenbroucke, Wilson Mendieta, Sita Mani, Isabel Gotzkowsky, Sakura Shimada, Gail Accardi, Suki John, Yael Levy, Marjon van Grunsven, Katiti King, and Diane McCarthy. In 2024, she served as Assistant Choreographer and dancer in Michael Weithorn's Connescence, starring Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick. Other photo and film projects include Julie Taymor’s Across the Universe, Daria Fain’s film Clocks and Clouds, and Stephanie Matthews’ series “Dance: A Study of Movement and Fluidity.” She has worked with visual artists Griselda Healy, Brookie Maxwell and Kelvin Robertson. She was featured in Dance Teacher Magazine, demonstrating Laurie De Vito's technique.

Rachel’s choreography has been performed at Gitler &___ Gallery, Queens College Theater Department, and has also been presented at Gibney, Dance New Amsterdam, Green Space, WAX, Dance Space Center, Evolving Arts, Makor, Greenwich House Theater, and Barnard College. She was on faculty at Dance Space/Dance New Amsterdam from 1999-2013 and Gibney from 2013-2020 and has taught at Barnard College, Peridance, Adelphi College, 3rd Ward and the Educational Alliance.

In 2014, Rachel co-founded and choreographed for New Dance Collective--a performance education company providing adult dancers, of beginner through advanced levels, with the opportunity to work with established choreographers to deepen their dance knowledge and provide performance growth opportunities.

In 2021, Rachel started studying at The Kane School at Kinected for her Pilates certification and is currently on staff at Kinected as an instructor and teacher trainer and teaching in-home private classes. 

She has been teaching Pilates and Anatomy and Stress Management courses at CUNY's Bronx Community College since Fall 2022.

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